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December 14, 2018  |  Security Matters

Driven by the need to increase productivity and reduce costs, today’s manufacturing companies are continuously advancing automation on the plant floor. This fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, has exposed once siloed OT networks to the same types of risks faced by IT networks and campus environments. To help manufacturers overcome these increased risks, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has spearheaded the creation of a new report specifically meant to support the manufacturing sector in their efforts to improve their overall cybersecurity posture.

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December 12, 2018  |  Security Boulevard

NCCoE's SP 1800-16B provides clear guidance on how to establish a TLS certificate management program to enable organizations to continue to broaden their use of TLS while minimizing any TLS certificate-related incidents and risks. 

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December 06, 2018  |  LastPass

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, a part of The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), recently published a draft version of the Privileged Account Management for the Financial Services Sector report with new guidelines aimed to increase the security of privileged accounts. 

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December 04, 2018  |  CPO Magazine

The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has successfully completed two projects – and is working on a third – where FIDO protocols were specifically chosen to address authentication problems for Public Safety/First Responders, as well as to mitigate the risk of e-commerce fraud. Practice guidelines have also been published by the NCCoE to assist anyone choosing to adopt this superior authentication capability.

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December 03, 2018  |  PR Newswire

Remediant is one of nine vendors that collaborated with NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to develop the draft practice guide, Privileged Account Management for the Financial Services Sector (SP 1800-18). The guide shares practical tips for financial services companies interested in implementing PAM solutions.

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November 30, 2018  |  Inside Cybersecurity

On Nov. 29, 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence released a draft of Special Publication 1800-16B on “securing web transactions” through “transport layer security certificate management,” and on the “security risks and recommended best practices” involved.

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November 29, 2018  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The departments of Commerce and Homeland Security today released an eagerly awaited “roadmap” to implementing their recommendations to the president on fighting botnets, addressing issues such as securing the Internet of Things and setting the stage for a major stakeholder process that will involve extensive government-industry engagement. The 27-page roadmap foresees a major role for industry and will be followed by an update to the president in one year.

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November 28, 2018  |  ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading Internet of Things (IoT) security company, today announced it has been selected to participate in a landmark IoT security research project with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help demonstrate security strategies and best practices for U.S. critical infrastructure operators and key economic sectors.

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November 28, 2018  |  ExecutiveBiz

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has tapped ForeScout Technologies to take part in a research project that seeks to protect internet of things-“based devices and critical infrastructure from cyber threats.

ForeScout said Wednesday it will work with NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence on the IoT security project to implement best practices and cyber strategies to help the health care, energy and hospitality sectors from distributed denial-of-service attacks and other threats.

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November 27, 2018  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released for comment a draft of guidelines for “trusted” cloud suppliers and users. NIST is seeking comments to address “gaps” in the proposed guidelines issued Monday. The document, Special Publication (SP) 1800-19 Volume B, was developed by the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, or NCCoE. An “executive summary” of the guidelines was issued in August.